With holiday travel season on the horizon, a just-released annual forecast from Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, offers new insights into making travel plans in these extraordinary times.
Spirit AeroSystems has announced plans to lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty of production of the Boeing 737 Max. All 2,800 employees work in Wichita, Kansas.
Jeremy Hill, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University, discusses the economic impact of the layoff.
Life tenure for Supreme Court Justices, combined with increasing partisan polarization, is a toxic combination that is poisoning our democracy, according to Neal Allen, associate professor of political science at Wichita State University.
Ray Hull, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wichita State University, understands that the ability to learn is imperative for every person seeking a goal.
This is why he included "The Art of Learning and Self-Development" in the personal development series that he co-authors with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first U.S. airport to allow non-fliers regular access into it gate-side terminal areas since security measures changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating at Wichita State University, says he's glad someone is testing the concept, but isn't convinced how practical it will be for other airports.
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www.gocreate.com. In this video, Ty Masterson, the director of GoCreate, discusses the scope of this innovative work space.
Airline prices are lower (6 percent for the industry) than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating (AQR) co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.
WSU nursing faculty member Dr. Wendy Dusenbury has embarked on a new specialty practice. Because of her expertise in the area of stroke management, Dusenbury was invited to join an inaugural group of practitioners at the University of Tennessee to help test a one-of-a-kind mobile stroke unit. The specialized vehicle is the world's largest mobile stroke unit and contains the most advanced computerized tomography (CT) imaging capabilities ever in a mobile setting.
Wichita State University's Kenneth Ciboski has taught political science at WSU for 47 years. Melvin Kahn has taught political science for 45 years. Ciboski is an avowed Republican and Kahn is a staunch Democrat. But the two men prefer to handle their political differences old-school -- with mutual respect and intellectual integrity.
With his Google Glass in place over his right eye, Jibo He, an assistant professor at Wichita State University, weaves in and out of traffic. He sneaks a peek at the Glass screen before slamming full-speed into the back of a truck.
Thankfully, He is only using a driving simulator and is able to laugh off his mistake. However, He hopes he can keep it from happening to people in real life.
Louis Medvene, Wichita State University professor of psychology and director of the Social Relationships Research Workgroup, is exploring the potential benefits of computer access to senior citizens' health.
In July, the city of Detroit became the largest city in the United States to file for bankruptcy. Eight cities and towns have filed for bankruptcy since 2010, and an additional 28 utilities, water districts, hospital authorities and other municipal units have also gone bankrupt in the wake of the financial crisis. Ken Kriz, Regents distinguished professor and director of the Kansas Public Finance Center in the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs at Wichita State University, explains why bankruptcy is such a difficult option.
Barb Morrison is talking to anyone she can about something dear to her heart: kangaroo care. Morrison is a certified nurse midwife and associate professor in Wichita State University's Janice M. Riordan Distinguished Professorship in Maternal and Child Health in the WSU School of Nursing. Named for the similarity to how marsupials carry their young, kangaroo care is a technique practiced on newborns wherein the infant is held skin-to-skin by an adult.
If you ask a young couple, “Where did you meet?,” don’t be surprised if they say, “We met online.” According to online dating statistics, 40 million people in the United States have tried online dating. Who better to discuss the pros and cons of online dating than someone who was once called “Dr. Love” by a Nevada radio station? Today’s Wichita State University podcast features comments by “Dr. Love,” aka Wichita State University’s Deborah Ballard-Reisch, who has researched the subject of communication and relationships for about 20 years.
The flu is a year-round focus for associate professor Geroge Dehner, who teaches world and environmental history at Wichita State University. Dehner's research has resulted in the writing of two books "Influenza: A Century of Science and Public Health Response" and "Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza."
Wichita State University biochemistry professor Kandatege Wimalasena believes his studies will identify molecular causes and eventually lead to the development of effective preventive and therapeutic strategies for Parkinson's.
Get ready for an all-out brawl in several battleground states as President Obama and Mitt Romney try to woo voters during the presidential debates. Jeff Jarman, director of debate at Wichita State University, says the debate format will be significantly different and help voters see the differences better.